Sep 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
turkey. the guinness book of records got them together saturday. the tallest man is 8" 3" tall. the shortest woman 2" 4.6" high. wonder if there was a love connection? this morning, tracking hurricane igor. i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news." words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. our job is to listen and find ways to help. that means working with communities. restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20 billion independently-run claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. and our efforts aren't coming at tax-payer expense. i know people are wondering-- now that the well is capped, is bp gonna meet its commitments? i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. i'm gonna be here until we make this
Sep 20, 2010 4:00am PDT
man met the world's shortest woman in turkey for the latest guinness book of records. she stands at just 2'4" tall while he towers at 8'3". it's going to be tough to take his title, because if you can believe it, doctors say he is still growing. >>> do not try this at home. at an annual ritual in india, a local holy man allows himself to get bitten on the tongue by a poisonous snake. oh. according to tradition, villagers sing and dance for nine days leading up to the main event. it's believed that the daring act spares the rest of the town from fatal snake bites. >>> here's one way to ensure a good tip, be named top champ at the annual waiters race in belgium. servers compete in a 1.5 mile race carrying trays filled with glasses and a bottle of booze. the one to cross the finish line spilling as little liquid as possible wins. there are similar competitions take place all around the world. bill, were you ever a waiter? >> i was, actually. >> yeah? >> in college i did some of it. >> would you have been able to keep up? >> no. i was never good at refilling the drinks. it was horrible.
Sep 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
, indeed. two guinness world record holder the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly both record holders are from turkey. they met at the latest edition of the book. don't know what to say about that. >> interesting photo op indeed. >> congratulations for being a record holder. two record holders. >>> a warning for students a staff at the university of maryla after police investigate yet another robbery near the college park campus. >>> a bummer for the burgandy and gold. we'll take you to the overtime thr he ellen, what are you doing? just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee -- want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you' understand. pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'. >>> good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >>> i'm joe krebs. it's the 20th day of september, 2010. 67 degrees in the nation's capital. had a glorious weekend. and a moon approaching full out there. nice, clear sky. >> mostly clear conditions. good morning. i'm meteorologist tom kierein starting off monday. no travel problems weatherwise as you head off
Sep 20, 2010 5:00pm EDT
leave a trillion for cops to follow. a new twist on underwater sports. and the guinness book of world records name the tallest man and the shortest woman in the world. all stories that make you say what? police in electilexington, kent didn't to have look far for the robber suspect. he left a trail of coins in his tracks. two men health up a restaurant as the thi man stood outside as a lokout. when they left they dropped coins out of the register. officers followed the trail and found one of the robbers hiding. police are now searching for the other two. >>> a siberian divers club is celebrating the end of their diving season with an unusual competition. take a look. an underwater cyclingnd skiing race. this contest took place close to the shore of a make where the water was just ten feet deep. divers were divided into two team. one was on bikes, another on skis. they look like they were having fun. not being too success envelop either endeavour. the world's tallest man met the shortest woman. th are latest edition to the record books. the 28-year-old man stands at 8'3". he is still g
Sep 20, 2010 11:00am EDT
meeting between two guinness world recor holders turns into one of the ranger photo-ops ever. the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the world's shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly, both record holders are from turkey. the two met at the launch of the latest edition of the guinss book. two very different people with a lot in common. >>> and that's "news 4 midday." thank you for joining us this morning. be sure to come back and join news 4 beginning at 4:00, 5:00, d 6:00 later today for the latest on this day's news. >>> we'll be back tomorrow morning at 11:00 with "news 4 idday." until then, have a great day and we'll see you later ts afternoon. activia is better than ever! isn't this the yogurt hey, you guys. want to try'? that, you know... helps regulate your digestive system. helpooh, i think i'll pass. no, no, no! trust me. it is beyond tasty. mmm! wow! i can't believe it, i love it! mmm, this iseally od! new best tasting activia ever! ♪ activia now you can join the fight against breast cancer every time you enjoy an activia. give hope with every cup of activia.
Sep 20, 2010 1:00pm EDT
to the guinness book of world records they had to stand in a public venue. just for the record, the guys are not a couple. they're just friends. >>> just because you can't really get enough of it, video of a masked chicken dance, all part of the kickoff for the 2010 oktoberfest in cincinnati. ufc fighter led the dance on fountain square. >>> all right. it's a new hour. i've got a new rundown. if you thought "an inconvenient truth" was controversial, you haven't seen anything yet. a new film that pulls no punches when it comes to america's broken schools. >>> chris rock said it best. there is a difference between being rich and being wealthy. it's not easy building wealth in america. we'll look at building up wealth and building up families and america. >>> christine o'donnell is the inspiration for the word play. we'll stir the pot a little with this one or maybe i should say we're going to sir the called ronl. >> they say the recession was over last year making it the longest recession since world war ii. this organization, the nbr is considered by many to be the arbiter of recessi